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Salary Outlook for Master’s in Music Education Graduates

April 20, 2019

The career path for a graduate with a Master of Music Education can vary from public schools and private schools, postsecondary schools, choir or ensemble directors to private instruction. Salary ranges vary depending not only on region, but also on the chosen area of instruction. The Berklee College of Music’s… Read more >


Jobs for Music Education Graduates

April 15, 2019

The great Chinese philosopher Confucius wrote “Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without,” nearly 2,500 years ago. This truth remains; music is a life force that nurtures the human spirit, provides inspiration, and awakens creativity. Our lives would not be complete without music. Teaching is… Read more >


How to Engage Students through Music Education

March 24, 2019

Students of all ages benefit from musical training and lessons. Whether the student is an adult picking up an instrument for the first time, or a child or teen, music engages parts of the brain not touched by other activities. Recent studies show that music education in early years of… Read more >


Master of Music Education Versus a Master of Music in Education

March 14, 2019

Teachers are change agents. They encourage, motivate and lead students to new paths of discovery. Whatever the subject, teachers make a profound impact on their students, and society as a whole. Music teachers have the added joy of fostering creative energy from their students and helping to nourish innate talents… Read more >


How to Become a Private Music Teacher

March 1, 2019

The value of music education encompasses both the emotional and cultural impact of experiencing music and the way that learning music enhances our brains. Research suggests that learning to play an instrument can enhance someone’s mental acuity and ability to retain information. This research, as well as the experiences of… Read more >


The Evolution of Musical Tools

February 9, 2019

If you grew up before the iPod was invented, you may remember the decline of cassette players and record players, the latter of which is currently experiencing increased popularity as more people turn to vinyl for a revival of sound quality and the tactile experience of music enjoyment. This infographic… Read more >


Why Get a Master of Music in Music Education Degree?

May 14, 2018

As the National Association for Music Education points out, music education is not just a study of music or education, it is also the study of people, places, and cultures. For this reason, music educators come from all varieties of professional, cultural, and educational backgrounds. Although master’s degrees can offer… Read more >


MMME Graduate Finds Success as Scholar and College Instructor

August 14, 2017

Music instructor and clarinetist Michelle Lucia-Ingle’s research on using software applications to learn, teach and play clarinet has taken her from the University of Florida’s online Master’s in Music Education program to the Thompson Symposium at Penn State University to the pages of the International Clarinet Association’s journal The Clarinet—and… Read more >


Student Story: Mary Witaszek

June 11, 2016

Mary Witaszek discusses faculty involvement in her education and how she immediately applied what she learned to her classroom teaching.   The fact that this program was online was definitely the biggest reason I chose the program – because I did not want to take off time teaching. I like teaching too… Read more >